How To Be A Successful Bartender
The no B.S. guide to becoming a successful bartender. Learn all of the techniques and habits to thrive in any cocktail bar in the world.
Ever wanted to bartend professionally? Then this is the course for you! Taught by a working bartender, this course will set the foundation for you to go the next step in your bartending career. All of Christopher’s secrets after bartending in New York city on how to Bartend at the highest caliber. After this course you will know what it takes to become a bartender and what it takes to work as one behind the bar. This course has been remastered from it’s original content from 2019. Every lesson has been remade, and more lessons have been added. What sets this course apart from other courses is that the teacher is a working bartender and you will see footage of Christopher working behind bars. You will know what a bartender actually does. That is the aim of this course. This course is not for people who want to just learn drink recipes, it is for people who want to become professional bartenders. That is why only 35-40% of the course are drink recipes. While the rest of the course are core lessons teaching the bartending profession.
“If you are looking for a job that makes good money, allows you to meet new people, people that could potentially help you get to that next level in your career, then bartending is the perfect job for you.” –Christopher Makrides
3-Ingredient Cocktails, By Robert Simonson
Liquid Intelligence, By Dave Arnold
Amaro, By Brad Parsons
Nomad Cocktail Book, By Leo Robitschek
Wine Folly, By Madeline Puckette
Somm, Made in 2012 Directed by Jason Wise
Step One: Learning How To Bartend
The Beginning of your journey. You want to become a bartender, Have no experience.
Where do you start?
1. Take an online course
2. Go through the motions alongside the online course
Step Two: Getting Your Resume Ready
1. Get ServSafe certified
2. ETIPS certified
3. Fill out Bio
4. Fill out any work experience you have.
5. Get a professional picture (optional)
Step Three: Getting Experience
1. Do you have any contacts in a bar? Manager, friends or family who own a place. Ask anyone you know who could help you get a job
2. Look on craigslist daily for job openings under Jobs-hospitality,
3. Search on google for catering companies, catering companies are great because once you work a catering job you can then put on your resume, Catering Bartender.
4. Walk into places you would like to work at and ask “are there any openings for bartenders”
LINKS TO SERVSAFE AND ETIPS CERTIFICATIONS:
ServSafe Alcohol: https://www.hrfoodsafe.com/?gclid=CjwKCAjw0ZfoBRB4EiwASUMdYREN-Er-bbTDWbtZYCP4gH4w6n2MezxFNhAYXBhY9OMi6xsr2BqP5RoCZFMQAvD_BwE
eTIPS On Premise: https://www.gettips.com/online/index.html